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Roy Reginald FOULKES

Regimental number2608
Date of birth30 June 1895
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolNailsworth and Gilles Plains' Public Schools, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
AddressNorth East Road, Gilles Plains, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Evelyn West, North East Road, Gilles Plains, South Australia
Enlistment date26 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Discharge date12 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded, Mouquet Farm, 14 August 1916. Invalided to 3rd London General Hospital, England; recovered and returned to duty.

Arrived back in Australia, 5 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 January 1964

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